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NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. - NLA Norfolk Logistics Center

June 28, 2007

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. - NLA Norfolk Logistics Center

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. will celebrate the grand opening of their new Norfolk Logistics Center on Wednesday, June 27, 2007. The cross-dock facility comprises more than 130,000 square feet on 35 acres of land. The structure will have 182 dock doors, and over 770 parking slots designed to streamline port-related distribution and development activities. Open 24/7, the center is an ISO 9001:2000 certified warehouse and logistics facility and has the ability to handle in excess of 300 import containers per day. Certified as a US Customs bonded warehouse, with close proximity to all major port terminals and highways, the yearly through-put volumes are anticipated to exceed 75 million cartons.

This location will employ more than 375 people during peak operations and will house all three of NLA's divisions under one roof - warehouse, transportation, and international. The services offered by these three divisions include supply chain management, overseas consolidation, trans-loading, ocean and airfreight transportation. Customers will include Minneapolis-based Target Stores along with other major retailers and consumer geared companies.

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. (NLA) is headquartered in Long Beach, CA. The organization has some 60 office locations in the US and employs more than 1,400 persons nationwide. NLA serves customers by designing, building, and operating innovative logistics solutions that measurably improve quality, cost, and customer service through the integration of knowledge, network, and information capabilities.

NLA is an affiliate of Japan based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). Founded in 1885, NYK is one of the worlds largest maritime and logistics companies. The NYK Group owns and operates approximately 700 vessels that provide a broad range of shipping services that include container, cruise, tramp and specialized transport services. NYK employs over 45,000 people worldwide with offices in 27 countries and 240 locations.

NYK is based in Tokyo, Japan and has regional headquarters in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, and Sao Paulo NLA' slogan, INNOVATE & DELIVER, identifies the company' commitment to deliver "Value through Service Excellence". From simple, transactional services to complex and integrated solutions, NLA earns their customers trust through Process Quality, Visibility, and Superior Customer Service. Whether the requirement is local or global, we can deliver.

The Norfolk Logistics Center is located at: 3516 S. Military Highway in Chesapeake, VA.

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